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This was the #8 listener favorite out of 440 episodes. "The Mexican" (Pt 1) by Jack London is the story of a young Mexican man who, after losing his parents in the struggle to overthrow a corrupt regime, turns to prizefighting to support the revolution, and sets up a winner take all fight with a known professional. APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old...
Published 03/28/24
Two stories of early New York City (circa 1919) from master storyteller O.Henry. APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-from-the-old-west/id1613213865 Catch 1001's Best of Jack London- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-best-of-jack-london/id1656939169 Catch 1001 Radio Crime Solvers-...
Published 03/27/24
Both stories from 'The Voice of the City'- O.Henry's impressions of a young and boisterous New York City around 1919. APPLE .USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-from-the-old-west/id1613213865 Catch 1001's Best of Jack London-...
Published 03/24/24
The Downfall of Mulligan- A few sports club members on a train bound for the Sydney Races think they've found an easy mark when a man of the cloth sits in for a few hands.... The Amateur Gardener- If you just follow the creed of survival of the fittest when it comes to your garden instead of trying to grow every fancy flower, you'll be a much happier homeowner, according to these tips for the amateur gardener. APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 03/22/24
Love comes in all shapes and sizes. One of our 1001 Classic Short Story favorites! Enjoy 'The Secret Garden' now at 1001 Greatest Love & Life Stories APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-from-the-old-west/id1613213865 Catch 1001's Best of Jack London-...
Published 03/20/24
Merino Sheep and the wool they produce have been a leading Australian export for years. Australian folklorist Banjo Paterson shares his opinion of just how hard they are to cultivate in this hilarious classic short story. Enjoy 'The Secret Garden' now at 1001 Greatest Love & Life Stories APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West-...
Published 03/17/24
Jim Baker's BlueJay Yarn by Mark Twain-When Mark Twain stayed in a California gold camp in 1864-65 he picked up a lot of story ideas. With his unique brand of humor, he manages to compare the labors of men digging things out of empty holes to the labors of a blue jay filling a knothole in the top of an empty house with acorns and not unfderstanding why he couldn't fill it. APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 03/15/24
A dinner meeting ends in murder and the evidence seems to point to an Italian diplomat- until Poirot sees what the others missed.... APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-true-stories-with-brian-tremblay/id1726451725 Catch 1001 Stories From The Old West- https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-stories-from-the-old-west/id1613213865 Catch 1001's Best of Jack London-...
Published 03/13/24
Indian Camp- A young man accompanies his father, a doctor, to an Indian camp where a woman is having a bad time delivering her baby. Hemingway's clipped style of writing in a breakaway from the old Victorian style and provides a contrast to earlier short stories. (Explicit language, suicide)- The Nine Cent Girls- A group of ranchers from Montana send one of their own to ask a household of nine sisters in New York if they would like to come out west. APPLE USERS New! 1001 True Stories with...
Published 03/10/24
From 'The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood' by Howard Pyle- these two stories tell of how Robin came to invite "The Tinker" to join his band and how he answered the Sheriff's challenge to find the best bowman in the land without being caught. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 03/08/24
"Sunday Ball" by author Zane Grey gives us a rare look at the early days of baseball in middle America, what it meant to small towns, what people thought of it, and in this case, what moral dilemmas were caused when certain teams and towns started playing baseball on Sundays. Zane Grey's story is a window into time, and a true one, because we know that he played minor league ball for years, earning a scholarship to The University of Pennsylvania, where he played ball and studied to become a...
Published 03/06/24
A young soldier escaping a search party in the dead of night finds an open door to a wealthy home wherein a night of suspense takes place in which the man, unable to escape, must make a series of life and death decisions by daybreak.. Stevenson's imagery, characterization, and suspense clearly show why his stories remain classics. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 03/03/24
Our #7 top listener favorite, The Man On The Train, tells the humorous story of a grandma who, despite her children's worries about pickpockets and conmen, boards the train to visit a sick relative. Aboard the train, grandma befriends a nice man who is sitting next to her. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 03/01/24
In British Colonial India our narrator finds himself in a small station staying in a large bungalow with an agent called Strickland and his large dog. Prior to our narrator's arrival another man whose name was Imray had suddenly disappeared while staying at that bungalow, and soon our narrator finds the bungalow is haunted at night. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 02/28/24
Two chapters (1 and 2) from Pt 2 of the Book of King Arthur & his Knights finds Arthur dueling with the Sable (Black) Knight, who has beaten at least a hundred knights in battle. In this story Lady Guinevere meets Arthur for the for the first time and both are smitten. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 02/25/24
Our #6 of 443 episodes- The Blue Cross A Father brown Mystery- When his priceless Blue Cross is targeted by master jewel thief Flambeau, Father Brown takes rthe initiative to try and save his soul- but is he walking into a trap? ANDROID (Any device other than Apple) 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001%20radio%20days 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales at Google Podcasts...
Published 02/23/24
A young man is talked into attending a dinner party by his lookalike cousin, and while there meets his old girlfriend. Because he has come bearing his cousin's identity, he cannot reveal his own identity to his pld flame, who apparently still has feelings for him. The way he handles the potential minefields in a conversation with her is comedy genius. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian...
Published 02/21/24
A men traveling on a sailing vessel from Charleston S.C.to New York becomes intrigued by a fellow traveler's actions regarding a large oblong box he has brought onboard. When the ship runs into trouble during a hurricane, the box becomes an issue. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 02/18/24
Two love stories from Maupassant- the first revealing how free married women were in the 16th-19th century, the second a fairly young married couple looking for some excitement in a public place, with the husband getting asked the eternal question "how many women have you had?" ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://open.spotify.com/episode/1EOZTL42pg0szYdYV7mwMC?si=SCPAOiSgQiyo0ZSO_OFDyw&nd=1&dlsi=012b3f28347743d5 1001 Greatest Love Stories with Erica Tippett...
Published 02/14/24
Two men, the best of friends , fall in love with the same woman. One of the men, the narrator of this story, shares a poignant story of how their friendship was tested when the time came for one of them to ask for the girl's hand in marriage. ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://open.spotify.com/episode/1EOZTL42pg0szYdYV7mwMC?si=SCPAOiSgQiyo0ZSO_OFDyw&nd=1&dlsi=012b3f28347743d5 1001 Greatest Love Stories with Erica Tippett...
Published 02/11/24
Follow our new True Stories interview show (and be a guest) 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://open.spotify.com/episode/1EOZTL42pg0szYdYV7mwMC?si=SCPAOiSgQiyo0ZSO_OFDyw&nd=1&dlsi=012b3f28347743d5 1001's Best of Jack London at Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/2HzkpdKeWJgUU9rbx3NqgF 1001 Stories From The Old West at Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/0c2fc0cGwJBcPfyC8NWNTw 1001 Radio Crime Solvers...
Published 02/07/24
We bring you four stories today: Icarus and Daedalus- James Baldwin- an ancient Greek tales about a son who forgets his father's instructions; The Sword of Damocles- about the close friend of a wealthy man who wishes he could spend one day in his friends place living the good life and gets his chance by James Baldwin The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Lord Tennyson- describes the courageous but costly cavalry charge of the Light Brigade, knowing that they were rising into sure death F....
Published 02/04/24
The Legend of King Arthur is one of the most enduring legends known to man. This version is the best starting point from which to explore the many versions of King Arthur to be found in literature. Si Beag, Si More by [email protected] Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 02/02/24
A great Zane grey short story from his book "The Red-Headed Outfield" recalling stories from the early days of American minor-league baseball. In this story, the manager's favorite pitcher marries his biggest girl-fan and they honeymoon on the train with the team playing tricks on them during the journey as the enter the playoffs. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay...
Published 01/31/24
A futuristic couple have their first baby using a new delivery room process only to find that the baby appears quite different from a human baby. Follow our new True Stories interview show 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay (links below) ANDROID USERS- 1001 True Stories with Brian Tremblay https://open.spotify.com/episode/1EOZTL42pg0szYdYV7mwMC?si=SCPAOiSgQiyo0ZSO_OFDyw&nd=1&dlsi=012b3f28347743d5 1001's Best of Jack London at Spotify...
Published 01/28/24